Upper Trail Creek

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale GO
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-2
Latitude 59.98
Longitude -159.68
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Location and accuracy Trail Creek is a large west tributary of the Izavieknik River, which flows between Upper Togiak Lake and Togiak Lake. The map site of this placer mine is on upper Trail Creek in the SE1/4 of section 24, T 2 S, R 61 W, of the Seward Meridian. It is locality 20 of Hoare and Cobb (1977) and of Cobb and Condon (1972).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Hoare and Coonrad (1961) show this to be a placer mining locality. No additional information is available for this deposit. This part of Trail Creek is a glaciated drainage and underlain is by Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous sedimentary and volcanic rocks (Hoare and Coonrad, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-159.682237381609, 59.9792547735498)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Holocene.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Some small surface workings are assumed to be present.
Indication of production Yes; small